20 years ago (1984)
Editorial in Brainerd Dispatch: Bud Grant has resigned as head coach of the Minnesota Vikings. Grant has become an institution in Minnesota. He was more than just Mr. Minnesota Viking, to many he was Mr. Minnesota exemplifying the characteristics that many in our northern state feel should typify a Minnesotan.
30 years ago (1974)
An initial step forward was taken by city businessmen to repair underground water, sewer and electrical lines before attempting any improvements to streets and sidewalks in downtown Brainerd when they presented petitions totaling 91 signatures agreeing to proceed with plans previously stated by the city engineer, George Kriha.
40 years ago (1964)
Arthur Edward Paul, 606 Ronald Street, Brainerd, recently received a diamond-studded pin for 35 years as a Firestone Dealer. Art Paul opened his business in Brainerd "Art Paul's Tire Service," 507 Maple Street, April 1, 1950.
60 years ago (1944)
1944 Golden Glove Champions: Jerry Sullivan, Brainerd, Cecil Miller, Brainerd, Dick Collette, Brainerd, Art Lind, Nisswa, Don McComas, Brainerd, Jack Duncan, Staples, John Corey, Jenkins.
80 years ago (1924)
Lyceum Theater - William Fox Presents: "Monte Cristo," Today Only, 7 and 9, 10 and 25, Matinee 10.
100 years ago (1904)
He, "Won't you let me give you just one kiss before I go?"
She, "Will just one satisfy you?"
He, "Yes, darling."
She, "Then I won't give it to you."
--Compiled by Bob Turcotte
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